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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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May 28th 2015:'Winning Ponies' Welcomes Jockey Jon Court and Blood-Horse Assistant Editor Jeremy Balan

Kentucky-based jockey Jon Court was announced as the 2015 recipient of the Mike Venezia Memorial Award, Jon Kenton Court was born November 23, 1960, in Gainesville, Florida. Having grown up in Florida, Jon began riding in Colorado at the now closed Centennial Park in 1980. He rode in Louisiana for 12 years before moving to Kentucky and Indiana in 1995, where he was a top rider at Hoosier Park from 1996 to 1998. In 1999, he gained his 2,000th win at Kentucky Downs. Court received the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in 2007. He will give us an insight into the life of a jockey. Jeremy Ba

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Jon Kenton Court

Born November 23, 196 in Gainesville, Florida, Jon Court grew up in Florida, and began riding in Colorado at the now closed Centennial Park in 1980. He rode in Louisiana for 12 years before moving to Kentucky and Indiana in 1995, where he was a top rider at Hoosier Park from 1996 to 1998. In 1999, he gained his 2,000th win at Kentucky Downs. In 2004, he moved to California tracks on the advice of trainer Doug O'Neill after winning titles at Ellis Park Racecourse, Oaklawn Park, Turfway Park, Kentucky Downs, and Birmingham Racecourse. Jon Court didn’t waste anytime knocking off his 600 career victory at Ellis Park on opening card of the 2017 race meet.
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Jeremy Balan

New staff writer and Assistant Editor for the Blood-Horse covering racing on the West Coast Jeremy Balan is the son of a horseplayer, who was the son of another horseplayer in Baltimore, Md. He grew up going to Santa Anita and Hollywood Park. He learned how to read a racing form in his teens. Prior to joining the Blood-Horse, he was a Sports Writer for the Los Angeles Register and the Orange County Register.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 20/11/2017 01:00 20/11/2017 02:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Kentucky-based jockey Jon Court was announced as the 2015 recipient of the Mike Venezia Memorial Award, Jon Kenton Court was born November 23, 1960, in Gainesville, Florida. Having grown up in Florida, Jon began riding in Colorado at the now closed Centennial Park in 1980. He rode in Louisiana for 12 years before moving to Kentucky and Indiana in 1995, where he was a top rider at Hoosier Park from 1996 to 1998. In 1999, he gained his 2,000th win at Kentucky Downs. Court received the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in 2007. He will give us an insight into the life of a jockey. Jeremy Balan, assistant editor for the Blood-Horse covering racing on the West Coast, is a third generation horseplayer, in Baltimore, Md. He will join John in 'capping - the $400,000 Gr.1 American Oaks and the $200,00 Gr. 2 Californian Stakes both at Santa Anita. The $500,000 Gr. 3 Penn Mile at Penn National features 2 west coast invaders Ocho Ocho Ocho and Papacoolpapacool. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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